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The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo

(952) 431-9200

13000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley, MN 55124   Directions Website

Hang out with monkeys, flamingos, tigers, moose, and crocodiles at the Minnesota Zoo. While strolling through the exhibits and attractions, you'll see about 4,000 animals - sounds like a daunting task but you'll be having a blast and at the end of the day, you'll be wondering where the time went! There is so much to learn about the animals at the zoo, making the visit an educational and fun experience.

Nickelodeon Universe
Nickelodeon Universe

(952) 883-8800

5000 Center Ct
Bloomington, MN 55425   Directions Website

Take a break from the shopping racks of the Mall of America to experience the fun waiting at Nickelodeon Universe. The theme park occupies seven acres at the center of the mall and is full of fun rides like The Backyardigans Swing Along, Fairly Odd Coaster, Jimmy Neutron's Atomic Collider, and the Splat-O-Sphere.

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium
Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium

(952) 883-0202

120 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425   Directions Website

Get a closer look at the creatures of the ocean by exploring the exhibits and attractions at the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium. While peeking in the tanks, you'll see jellyfish, clownfish, sharks, stingrays, seahorses, octopuses, sea turtles, and much more. Be sure to visit the touch tanks for a hands on experience, and walk through the ocean tunnel - it allows you to get a look at ocean life from the inside, out!

Valleyfair Amusement Park & Soak City
Valleyfair Amusement Park & Soak City

(952) 445-7600

1 Valleyfair Dr
Shakopee, MN 55379   Directions Website

Be ready for some wet and wild fun at Valleyfair Amusement Park & Soak City. Stay dry on roller coasters like Steel Venom with face-melting speed, scream while being launched in the air by the Power Tower, or brave the tides of the wave pool at Soak City. The park has plenty of family attractions and kiddie rides so that the whole family can have fun, from the toddlers to the thrill seekers.

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